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  • Rincon Mountain District Backcountry Closures Due to Deer Head Fire

    For the safety of hikers and campers, some trail and campground closures have been enacted. All off-trail areas within Saguaro National Park east of Douglas Spring Trail and Manning Camp Trails are also closed. More »

For Kids

Kids learning about cactus

Kids learn about cactus in Saguaro National Park

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Junior Ranger Program - Find out more about the adventure and honor of becoming a Junior Ranger.

Become a WebRanger - This is the National Park Service's on-line Junior Ranger program for kids of all ages.

Desert Diversity Games - Five fun and educational games to learn about the Sonoran Desert ecosystem.

View Current Ranger Program Schedules - Kids can attend any of these programs to fulfill their Junior Ranger Requirements.

Educational Programs - Programs are available for Teachers and Students during the school year.

Camp Programs - Get behind the scenes and into the wild at Saguaro Summer Camp!

Did You Know?

Gila Monster

Gila monsters are one of two venomous lizards in the world. The other is the similar Mexican beaded lizard. Gila monster venom evolved as a defensive rather than offensive weapon.